Château De Vaugelas

Château De Vaugelas Le Prieuré Carignan Syrah Grenache Mourvèdre 2011   

Corbieres, Midi A.C. France

Rustic, rugged and full-bodied with blackened fruit, toasty, tarry oak and smoke. Tasty in a full-belted kind of way. Decant for 1-2 hours. You can't beat the price for this quality..

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Drink: 2014-2017

Best Beef Wine   

Price:  $12.95

Score: 87/100

LCBO: 361691

Running With Bulls

Running With Bulls Tempranillo 2013   

Wrattonbully, South Australia

A rich, full-bodied Spanish red wine made from the country's icon Tempranillo grape. Aromas of dark fleshy fruit and smoke. Perfect for smoked and grilled meats and a variety of Spanish tapas.

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2015-2018

Best Beef Wine    

Price:  $17.85

Score: 89/100

LCBO: 400267

Henschke Tilly's Vineyard 2013

Henschke Tilly's Vineyard 2013   

Adelaide Hills, Eden Valley, South Australia

Intriguing and unplaceable in a good way: can't put my finger on this wine or pigeonhole it. Like it a lot though. Some smoke pierced by lemon zest.

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2013-2018

Remarkable Roast Chicken Wine   

Price:  $26.95

Score: 89/100

LCBO: 61705

Grove Street

Grove Street Cabernet Sauvignon 2010   

Sonoma County, California, United States

Mocha and dark chocolate from generous oak aging with black fruit and smoke.

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2013-2016

Luscious Lamb Wine   

Price:  $18.95

Score: 87/100

LCBO: 161190

Dow's Late Bottled Vintage

Dow's Late Bottled Vintage Symington Family Estates Port 2005   

Douro D.O.C. Portugal

Stunning for the money! Blackberry jam and black cherry liqueur. Super after-dinner enjoyment.

Alcohol: 20%

Sweetness: Sweet

Drink: 2011-2015

Divine Dessert Wine   

Price:  $16.95

Score: 89/100

LCBO: 613927